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Species Lepturobosca chrysocoma

Flower Longhorned Beetle - Lepturobosca chrysocoma Golden-haired flower longhorn + 2 other species - Lepturobosca chrysocoma Sunrise Beetle 4 - Lepturobosca chrysocoma Longhorn Bug - Lepturobosca chrysocoma Gold Beetle - Lepturobosca chrysocoma Cerambycid - Lepturobosca chrysocoma Beetle & Yarrow Plant - Lepturobosca chrysocoma Insect on oxeye daisy - Lepturobosca chrysocoma
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga (Water, Rove, Scarab, Long-horned, Leaf and Snout Beetles)
No Taxon (Series Cucujiformia)
Superfamily Chrysomeloidea (Long-horned and Leaf Beetles)
Family Cerambycidae (Long-horned Beetles)
Subfamily Lepturinae (Flower Longhorns)
Tribe Lepturini
Genus Lepturobosca
Species chrysocoma (Lepturobosca chrysocoma)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Cosmosalia chrysocoma
Explanation of Names
Lepturobosca chrysocoma (Kirby in Richardson 1837)
chrysocoma ='gold-haired'
10-20 mm
The very dense, appressed, metallic golden pubescence is distinctive(1)
Canada to n. Mexico(2)
Larvae eat decaying wood, both hardwoods and conifers(1)
Works Cited
1.Field Guide to Northeastern Longhorned Beetles (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae)
Douglas Yanega. 1996. Illinois Natural History Survey.
2.New World Cerambycidae Catalog